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Joe Biden and the elephant in the room

    Plagiarism is generally frowned upon in western society. People lose their jobs.  Reputations get damaged.   But Joe Biden is an outlier.  He gets eight years as vice president of the United States and is being spoken of seriously as the next president…

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Wednesday Morning Quarterback

  Well, the smoke has cleared.  The damage has been done.  Some people have celebrated.  Some are sobbing pitifully.  We’d like to take a few moments to recap Tuesday’s action and talk about what it may or may not mean for the future:   PRESIDENT:…

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NC-11: Still looking like Bennett v. Davis (But Driscoll on the rise?)

  The race to succeed Mark Meadows in the 11th district out west has been rough-and-tumble (to say the least).  A gaggle of Republicans piled into the primary to try and succeed Mark Meadows — the conservative hero and Trump confidante.  Meadows is retiring at…

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Thoughts about Tuesday (UPDATED!)

    A lot of you have already run to your polling places to cast your votes.  Good for you.  Now,  what do you do if the pol you voted for: (a) says or does something really stupid between the time you voted and Tuesday;…

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Email Madness

  Yes,  it is well known at Haymaker HQ that the nightly email summary blast is not working properly.   We are feverishly troubleshooting / looking for other options.   It’s a Google product — making this the THIRD time in recent months that Google…

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Our goofy guv and his broke DOT brought the circus to town

  The NCDOT is a financial mess.  It’s gone to the General Assembly for bailouts.  In October,  a McKinsey report revealed that the state Department of Transportation had spent nearly six times what it was budgeted for in 2019.  Treasurer Dale Folwell openly called for…

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Mailing List Mayhem

  It was about time for a little drama to pop up at NCGOP HQ:         I confirmed the authenticity of this memo with a senior party official.  According to my source,  this complaint has been thoroughly investigated since it was first…

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The Tillis fraud

    US Senator Thom Tillis is once again headed into battle with campaign consultant Paul Shumaker.   Shumaker is a notorious RINO who has worked closely with party leaders to stamp out grassroots conservative types.  His modus operandi lately has been to paint his…

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Twelve years in Raleigh, and THIS is what we get?

      It’s pretty clear, if you venture out into the hinterlands of Moore County,  that state Rep.  Jamie Boles (R) is in a tough fight for renomination to another term in the General Assembly.  Retiring Southern Pines police chief Bob Temme has thrown…

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CHANCELLOR Timmy ???

  Maybe the rats ARE abandoning the ship.         First we hear David Lewis is taking up farming AND insurance.  Now, we’re hearing talk that a certain Boy Wonder from Kings Mountain may be eyeing a certain top job in a certain…